Found December 04, 2011 on Football Nation:
The Miami Dolphins will be the team to watch this Sunday as they will upset the AFC West leading Oakland Raiders.

Moore, Sparano may save their jobs for 2012.

What a finish, the 2011 Miami Dolphins are roaring to the finish line, not vice versa, with a screeching halt. Not since Coach Tony Sparano and QB Chad Pennington took the AFC by storm in 2008 have the Dolphins played with this much vigor, talent, and vitality. After another sound defeat of the AFC West leading Oakland Raiders the ‘Fins have come into the latter half...

Focal points: Raiders at Miami

This week the Raiders travel to Miami to face the 3-8 Dolphins. Both teams have been hot of late with the Raiders winning three in a row and the Dolphins winning three of their last four games. The Dolphins seem to have found ways to win lately after starting the season 0-7. Underdog to the rescueThe Raiders are currently in first in the AFC West while the 3-8 Dolphins are in...

EX-Dolphins Player Arrested in BSO Bust

A former Miami Dolphins player was among 280 people arrested on Friday as part of a Broward Sheriff's Office bust of felons, drug dealers and prostitutes.  Igor Olshansky, 29, was arrested on a 19-gram marijuana possession charge, and released from jail on a $100 bond, The Miami Herald reported. It wasn't immediately known if he had an attorney.  Olshansky was discovered...

Miami Dolphins remind fans of a better time

On a day decorated in wistful nostalgia, the Dolphins on Sunday treated their fans to something else that stirred the memory, like a dear friend seldom seen and nearly forgotten who suddenly reappears: Good, old-fashioned dominance.

Dolphins may be the best 4-8 team ever

It’s hard to imagine there has ever been a 4-8 team in NFL history playing any better than the Miami Dolphins are right now. Miami dismantled Oakland 34-14 on Sunday in a game that was 34-0 before the Raiders added two meaningless touchdowns late in the game. Think about what Miami has accomplished since starting…

Dolphins' flirtations with Carson Palmer telling

MIAMI - It's understandable some people believe the future at quarterback for the Dolphins will be on their own...

Raiders Lose a Stinker in Miami

The Miami Dolphins had lost their first seven games this season, but Raiders head coach Hue Jackson had told anyone who asked that Miami is a good football team. “I’m expecting a team that’s really good,” he told the Bay Area News Group’s Jerry McDonald Saturday. “The one with the balanced attack that’s a really good team. What they did earlier in the year has nothing...

Raiders fall into tie for 1st after walloping by Miami

MIAMI – There was no subtlety or nuance involved in the Raiders' 34-14 loss to the Miami Dolphins on Sunday. Joe Rimkus Jr. Miami Herald Raiders tight end Kevin Boss reaches for a pass intercepted by Miami's Kevin Burnett, who scored on a 34-yard return.

Raiders 'backer McClain active three days after gun arrest

Linebacker Rolando McClain is active for the Oakland Raiders in Sunday's game at Miami, three days after he was arrested on misdemeanor assault, firearms and other charges in his Alabama hometown.

Pregame Observations: Oakland Edition

The Dolphins had reasont to bemoan the loss at Dallas in a game they easily could have — and possibly should have — won. Another measuring stick of the progress they have made will come Sunday afternoon when the Oakland Raiders come to Sun Life Stadium.

Raiders 'physically beat' in 34-14 loss at Miami

Even with his team losing badly, Oakland Raiders linebacker Aaron Curry had to smile.
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